Learn in Dubai. Lead the World.

Filed on March 17, 2021

Armed with a global network of business leaders, the MBA programme is designed by over 60 seasoned experts to deliver the best-in-class learning experience

Located opposite the iconic Burj Al Arab, the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) is set in a vibrant neighbourhood packed with unique prospects and opportunities. Students have the opportunity to grow, learn and thrive in the first and only university in the Middle East to specialise in hospitality, and embark on a rewarding, lifelong career.

Its programmes include a three-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Hospitality Management with Honours, and a one-year plus dissertation Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Hospitality Management. The hospitality industry is a dynamic field, which is why EAHM constantly updates its courses to cater to changing trends. Armed with a global network of business leaders, the MBA programme is designed by over 60 seasoned experts to deliver the best-in-class learning experience. Students can engage in various electives such as digital marketing, event operations and risk management, innovation leadership, law and ethics in the business world, special interest tourism, as well as cross-cultural selling and marketing programmes.

The master's degree equips students with a competitive advantage in leadership, teamwork and strategic thinking, complemented by highly employable skills that are useful across a range of senior positions, allowing you to lead the industry today and shape the future of tomorrow. With hands-on experience in the world's renowned brands, EAHM graduates have recorded a 97 per cent employment rate, with successful applications in over 100 companies across 40-plus countries.

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EAHM is formally accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education, Institute of Hospitality in the UK, International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) in Australasia.
EAHM has a seasoned team of faculty members that are internationally recognised by organisations such as the World Tourism Organisation and the United Nations as experts in the field. Additionally, they possess extensive industry experience and impart expert knowledge armed with PhD qualifications. EAHM delivers a boutique sized educational experience; small classrooms that give students an intimate space with diversity to acquire knowledge and harness their expertise.

What truly sets EAHM apart is its partnership with the Jumeirah Group, which gives students first-hand management experience at the iconic Burj Al Arab and Madinat Jumeirah. This gives them an intimate insight into the operations of world-famous brands in fields such as human resources, food and beverage, marketing and more.

As such, EAHM is recognised as the best hospitality school in the region and one of the top 10 hospitality schools worldwide, according to There is no better place to gain a world-class hospitality education.

"A leading hospitality business school globally, the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management provides a strong foundation in international hospitality management to start or accelerate your career. Bachelor students are immersed in three years of intensive study spanning all aspects of hospitality business management, including practical skills and an internship, leading to an honours degree. MBA students can study full-time over 12 months, or longer on a part-time basis, with classes run in the evening during the working week. Our quality of our education is reflected in a 97 per cent employment rate among recent graduates. Alumni are building careers with established local and international companies, as well as founding startups and entrepreneurial ventures. Our learning environment is personalised, our industry-experienced faculty are highly qualified, and our facilities are first class. Following this semester, we look forward to welcoming our students on campus."

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Dr Michael Newnham
Associate Dean

"I am a proud ambassador of EAHM and an emerging hotelier. The academy provides a robust and balanced platform academically and practically, to equip and transform a student into a passionate forward-thinking hotelier or corporate executive; it opens doors for multiple career options. What ?I appreciate the most are the support and knowledge transfer from my great professors, allowing me to have constant self-reflection and growth."

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Mayed Abbas
Second year BBA student

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